Hebrew SeniorLife

Transportation Associate

Job Locations US-MA-Dedham
Job ID
2018-2073
Category
Support Services

Overview

Primary role will be to assist with transporting of patients from clinics and/or beauty salon appointments, as well as assist with transport to community programming events to and from the patient care areas. As a patient centered care team member, they may be required to assist on the floor or with group activities as needed during times of no scheduled appointments. Will be required to work with those with Dementia in a person centered way and utilize habilitation strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Using safe transportation skills, ensure that patients get to and from appointments and activities in a timely and manner.
  • Utilize habilitation strategies when interacting with patients as appropriate.
  • Provide support to the Life Enhancement and Nursing teams with patient engagement activities as requested.
  • Collaborate with clinics/beauty salon staff and patient care staff to establish systems and processes that allow patients to arrive on time for programming and support individual needs.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement opportunities as requested/appropriate.
  • Communicate with patients, families, visitors and other health professionals in a manner that conveys respect, caring and sensitivity.
  • Maintain confidentiality and follow HIPAA regulations.
  • Prioritize work, and provide prompt, efficient service.
  • Adhere to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Participate in educational programs, floor meetings, and quality improvement programs.
  • Exemplify professionalism and exhibit values, which contribute to the achievement of the mission of the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed

Qualifications

  • High School degree or equivalent required.
  • Computer experience preferred.

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